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Tales of First-in-Family Students in Canada
A Guide for UCalgary Students
While setbacks can be a source of stress, they can also be an opportunity to learn, grow, and get better.
I wish I had known about the benefits of mentorship programs at the university. When I joined the international student mentorship program in my second year, I realized how helpful it was
Safia Ihsan Ali
First-in-Family Microplacement Student
About the Mentorship Program
The First-in-Family mentorship program offers opportunites to connect and build community with other first generation students. Volunteer mentors help create a positive and enriching enviroment for new students, while mentees gain confidence and knowledge from their mentors shared experiences.
Browse our selection of resources created specifically for First-in-Family students.
Do you have questions about our First-in-Family programming? Contact us for more support.